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Full text of "Flora Indica Vol-I"

6                                       PLOKA INDICA.

4.  C. Nipalensis (DC. Syst. i. 164; Prod. i. 9) ; foliis ternati-
partitis, pedicel] is brevibus supra medium involucratis, filamentis elon-
gatis e basi plana filiformibus glabris. — Wall. Cat. 4680 !   C. raontana,
J)on, Prodr. 192 ; non alior.

HAS, In Himalaya temperata; Garhwal ! Kumaon ! Nipal ! Bhotan !
— (Fl. Dec. Mart.) (*. v.)

fiami glabrati ; juniores angulato-sulcati, seniorcs rotundati. Folia longe petio-
lata, interdum puberula, segmentis oblongo-lanceolatis vel liuearibus integerrimis vel
parce 'lentatis luteralibus intcrdum trilobis vel tripartitis. Pedicelli numerosi, foliis
breviorcs, supra medium bibracteati. Bractea: in. iuvolucram breve cnpiiliforme
acute bilabiatum connate. Pedicelli supra involucrum incrassaii, dense sericei.
Sepala 4, oblonga, vix semi-uncial ia, extus dense adpresse sericea, iutus glabra.
^£fa£#-compressa, dorso gibbosa, parce sericea.

The young bud is sessile within the involucre, but the upper part of the pedicel
gradually elongates, so that when, the fruit is ripe the involucre is nearly in the
middle.

5.  C. montana (Ham. ex DC. Syst. i. 164); foliis ternatisectis,
pedicellis nudis folia sequantibus vel supernnUbus, staminibus sepalis
diaiidio brevioribus, Jiluraentis planis anguste ligulatis glabris. — DC.
Prod. 1. 9 ; Wall. Grf. 4631 ! ; Plant. As. Jlar. iii. t. 217 I    C. Pun-
duana, Watt. Cat. 4 685 !   C. anemonifiora, Don, Prod. 192. Anemone
curta, Wall. CM. 4G90 !

HAB. Per totam llimalayam icmperatam ct subalpinara, alt. 6000-
12,000 ped.; exccplis jugis exterioribus Sikkim, ubi noii infra 10,000
pcdes occurrit; et in rnontibus Khasia, alt. 4-5000 ped. — (Fl. vere.)
(v. v.)

j&ami glabrati vel rarlus adpresse sericei. Folia, longe petiolata j foUola
obtusa acute vel acuminata, grosse dentata vel lobata. Flores majusculi, interdnm
maximi, suaveolentes. Sepala l~l^-uncialia, elliptica vel ovata, alba, obtusa vel acu-
minata, nervosa, glabrata vel extus adpresse pilosa. Ackenia, sericea longe caudata.
The most beautiful of all the Indian species, but extremely variable. The larger-
flowered forms are very sweet-scented, and when in flower, in April and May, visible
from a great distance, forming dense white patches in the thickets on the hill-sides.
Sect. 3. ELAMMULA, DC. — JcJienia plumoso-caudata. Mores pa-
niculati (rarissime abortu subsolitarii).
-§ 1. Sepala per antliesin patentia velrefiexa.
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6. CL smilacifolia (Wall, in As. Kesearches, xiii. 414) ; gfeber-
riina, foliis raaximis simplicibus late ovatia rarius tematipartltis. —
3)C. Prod. i. 10; Watt. Cat. 46831; Hook. Sot. Mag. t. 4259 t C.
subpeltata, Wall. Plant. As. Ear. t. 20. Cat. 4684 * C* Munroiana,
Wight, 1U. i. 6. 1. 1. C. affmis, WlgU, III. I 5. C. smilacina, Mume
By& 1. 0. glandnlosa, Mime, Byd. 1 ?
II AB. In provinciis humidioribus ; in montibus bferioribus Q:kHm !,
a basi ad 5000 ped. alt.; Khasia, 2-5000; in montibus Ceracan*
%te/ Nilghiri, Munro! Trayancor et Dbdioali WfyJii* Cevton,
Amte / 1-a, WM /—(H. JUD. Aug.) (*, c.)                         J '
Java, Blume; Timor, Spanoyfe.